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Bank of Canada Announces Phase 3 of ‘Project Jasper’ DLT Trial

| Stan Higgins

Canada's central bank is gearing up for the next phase of its "Project Jasper" blockchain research initiative, according to a new announcement.

Project Jasper White Paper Touts ‘Significant Benefits’ in DLT Payments

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Bank of Canada and R3 have concluded that their Project Jasper initiative could provide a basis for building cash-based settlements systems in future.

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Project Jasper: Lessons From Bank of Canada’s First Blockchain Project

| Carolyn Wilkins

Canada's central bank discusses new takeaways from six months of distributed ledger experimentation.

Bank of Canada’s DLT Trial Shows Instant Securities Settlement Possible

| Daniel Palmer

The latest "Project Jasper" tests have shown that distributed ledgers are effective at automating securities settlements in real-time.

Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time

| Yogita Khatri

The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies.

When the Tide Goes Out: Big Questions for Crypto in 2019

| Gary Gensler

After this year’s wild market ride and many failed projects, what might cryptocurrency mean for money and finance in 2019 and beyond?

The Era of Central Bank Digital Currencies Is Within Reach

| Kevin Rutter

A phased roll-out of a central bank digital currency is not only possible, but may be what certain regions need, says R3's research lead.

Most Central Banks Back Digital Currency If DLT Improved: IBM Survey

| Wolfie Zhao

A new IBM survey finds most central banks polled back issuing a wholesale digital currency, but are still uncertain about blockchain's efficiency.

Canadian Research Body Pilots Ethereum in Transparency Push

| Nikhilesh De

The National Research Council of Canada is trialing the ethereum blockchain for recording government contracts.

Blockchain in the Boardroom: Toward Enterprise Deployment

| Iliana Oris Valiente

Enterprises may have gone quiet toward the end of 2017, but that doesn't mean they won't be players in the year ahead, Accenture's Valiente argues.